The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 181 192 207
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Debian 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.15% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 0.74% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
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£350 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1104 1214 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.35% 20.31% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 899 855
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.85 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (64.29%) MCSA
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) MCSE
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (50.00%) MS Office
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
7 4 (28.57%) UNIX
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (21.43%) nginx
8 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 3 (21.43%) Puppet
8 3 (21.43%) Jetty
8 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (21.43%) Apache
8 3 (21.43%) Python
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) HP

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) nginx
2 3 (21.43%) Jetty
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
4 1 (7.14%) IMAP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) OLTP
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (64.29%) MCSA
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) VCAP
3 1 (7.14%) CCA
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCEA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Akamai
7 1 (7.14%) Sybase
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) CommVault